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they reinvented one of america's iconic brands. but can this man keep americans lining up for another cup of joe? it's a "nightline" exclusive. >>> are you smarter than a 4-year-old? there's a lot more to kid's play than meets the eye. need proof? we sit in on the experiments that show us that your child may be a lot smarter than you think. >>> and, sweet child. top hat, sunglasses on, and the unmistakable guitar riffs. he needs just one name. slash is tonight's "play list." >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, martin bashir and cynthia mcfadden in new york city, this is "nightline," april 2nd, 2010. >> good evening, i'm terry moran. we begin tonight with coffee, and the star of the massive multibillion dollar industry. whether or not you call yourself a starbucks fan, it is nearly impossible to avoid the coffeehouse chain. it is the world's largest. a daily pit stop for millions of americans. but starbucks is not without competition, and their phones are eager to see them fail, and that may have happened, if it wasn't for the man you are about to meet, who retu
him tried as an adult. could this child be america's youngest lifer. >> a man tries to clear a problem at a laundry only to be sucked to his death. one of lany 14 americans killed each day on the job. how unsafe is your workplace? "nightline" investigates. >> plus, we heard that. gordon brown is the latest star. >> they should have never put me with her. >> to george bush, to joe biden. he's got plenty of company. it's a brief history of how a hot mike becomes a hot mess. >>> good evening. i'm terry moran. we're going to begin tonight with a story about a child who may never know freedom again. at the age of 11, according to prosecutors, he allegedly shot his step mother who was pregnant at the time, on the way to school. what has transpired is a family in morning, a father's insistence on innocence, and a judge intent on try the child to the full extent of the law. >> it's a chime so haunting, so unthinkable. on february 20th, 2009, inside this farmhouse, kenzie houk, just two weeks away from giving birth to his first son, was asleep in bed. >> how excited was she? >> she was thrilled
tonight on "nightline," biting back, an invasion is under way across america. millions of insects that feed on human blood, and they're really hard to kill. we join the fight against the new scourge of the bed bug. >>> forget about it. the sopranos, jersey shore, the real housewives. why is the garden state so made for tv, the big hair, we get real in new jersey. >>> plus, game changer. it's all eyes on florida today as a one time republican star defects by a tea party favorite on the rise. we're all access in the sunshine state for the "nightline" interview. >>> good evening. they may be small insects, but they're causing big problems. they don't discriminate between rich and poor, and they're happy in your home or even traveling in your luggage. decades after almost being exterminated, bed bugs are back, right across the country. not just beneath the bed lynnen but intesting entire buildings. why the sudden resurgence and what can you do to defend yourself and your home. jeremy hubbard now reports. >> reporter: smaller than an apple seed, resilient as a cockroach. bed bugs, thos
] every business day, bank of america lends nearly $3 billion dollars to individuals, institutions, schools, organizations and businesses in every corner of the economy. america. ♪ growing stronger. every day. ♪ my country ♪ 'tis of thee ♪ sweet land ♪ of liberty ♪ of thee i sing [ laughs ] ♪ oh, land ♪ where my fathers died ♪ land of the pilgrims' pride ♪ from every mountainside ♪ let freedom ring ♪ >>> "nightline" continues from new york city with cynthia mcfadden. >> we turn now to the nation's highest court, in what is bound to be a political showdown. justice john paul stevens, who turns s 90 this month said toda he will step down. but before you can say jurisprudence, the conversation turned. who will the president choose to fill his shoes? terry moran has this report. >> reporter: the party faithful and party leaders were loaded for bear. >> from now until november, when they say yes we can, we stand up and we say, oh, no, you don't. >> reporter: while conservatives here cheered sarah palin and bought buttons and hobnobbed, they were planning for a ma
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. in the last year, fortune magazine's fortune 500 list, the biggest companies in america, boosted their earnings a whopping 335%. >> it's just a staggering amount of money that big companies made in 2009 versus 2008. $330 billion more than they did in previous year. i mean, that's an unprecedented gain. >> reporter: so, that's a reason to celebrate, right? just listen to the applause. applause, right? why no party? >> you can really say that, you know, the reason why these xeems are doing so much better is because these big companies fired a lot of people. that's absolutely true. >> reporter: well, that kind of bites. the fortune 500 shed 834,000 jobs last year. the biggest cut-back in history. so, with that cheery backdrop, some highlights from this year's fortune 500. number one on the list? >> walmart. actually had a good year, and maybe that's not surprising because people really look for value during tough economic times. >> exxon-mobil dropped from number one to number two. but the falling energy prices did kick six energy companies off the 500 list. >> this is when i though
an exclusive sneak peek. so, is apple the smartest company in america? >>> and, the palin effect. where she goes, crowds and controversy often follow. and soon, cameras will, too. from fox to discovery, sarah palin is everywhere. is this a new path to the white house? >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, martin bashir and cynthia mcfadden in new york city, this is "nightline," march 31st, 2010. >> good evening. we begin tonight with renewed controversy facing the catholic church. no pope has resigned his position since the 1h century. but if some critics have their way, that's exactly what the pope would do. this holy week has seen him defending the vatican and himself against allegations that he knew about and failed to act on sexual abuse by priests years ago. but in one major scandal, his role may have been far more complicated than that, as our chief investigative correspondent brian ross reports. brian? >> reporter: cynthia, with growing questions about the role of pope benbenedict, there is n attention to his handling of probably the most e agree jous
tonight with breaking news in america's coal mining country. we now know today's deadly mine explosion in west virginia has claimed the lives of at least seven workers. that number could rise substantially. at this hour, rescue teams are working frantically in search of 19 unaccounted for workers. it was mid afternoon, 3:00 p.m. at the end of the day shift when a massive explosion ripped through the mountain. miner steve smith was near the blast. >> it was almost like a tornado. we got -- it stopped us dead because we couldn't go any farther because there was so much air coming towards us. we couldn't move. we had to turn around and back up and go back out the other way. >> reporter: another witness said the explosion caught the mountains on fire. first responders on the scene began a frantic rescue operation. helicopters in the landing zone took the injured and dead to nearby hospitals and morgues. the early reports, seven miners were killed and at least 19 are missing, trapped in the mine. and as so often in coal country, over the years, the families and friends waited for word. >> i
in the broadcast the affects of opium addiction in afghanistan. well, today, 4/20, is america's unofficial holiday to promote the legalization of marijuana for recreational use. known to some as simply national weed day, and to others at the high holiday, it's been celebrated since the 1970s, but the campaign physical legalization has been gaining traction recently, particularly in states where receipts are down and legislators are on the lookout for additional tax revenue. so, tonight, we ask, should marijuana for recreational use be legalize, but are there strong reasons for it to remain illegal? tell us what you think by clicking on the new mexico page at abcnews.com. atomorrow night, we'll air the seventh installment of our faceoff panel. a celebrity panel tackle a pressing conundrum. why can't a successful black
. >> reporter: row might be surprised. >> the original weatherman on "good morning america." >> reporter: some of the most trusted names in weather. >> there wasn't a climate crisis. it was totally manufactured. >> mother nature is so big. think we'll die from a lack of fresh water or ocean acidification first. >> reporter: folks you trust every night with the five-day forecast. a recent study found that only 1 of 33 forecasters sur vied believe climate change is caused mostly by human activities. 1 of 4 agreed that global warming is a scam. to find out why, we turn to one of the most prominent of the doubters. >> what are we worried about now? >> you,a meteorological explanation of what happened. >> yes. i believe there may be some linkage to global warming. i think it's cyclical in nature. >> reporter: he is a charming guy. he seemed reticent to take issue. an inconvenient truth. >> that's a wolf movie. it was very well made. >> if this were to go -- >> it gratz movie. so was "the wizard of oz." >> reporter: once he's warmed up, look out. he can quote statistics and point the charts that he
. in fact, of the more than 700,000 sex offenders in america right now, 100,000 of them are missing. so, all over the country there may be people like michael dodd who should have more supervision, but just can't. >> it's very possible. unfortunately. >> reporter: that's not satisfying or reassuring if you're a parent. >> no, absolutely not. >> reporter: dodd's case was about to get worse. about a year after getting out of prison, he decided to move to syracuse, new york, where he apparently continued to display a worrisome interest in young children. judy klenchik was his case manager. >> he told me one day while he was here, there was a young child out here on the corner that he told me he wanted to approach. >> reporter: he came to you one dade, said there was a child here. >> he said he saw the child and he was concerned about that child and wanted to approach him. >> reporter: she got truly alarmed when, in december of 2007, dodd bought a plane ticket to cambodia. >> i notified parole, said this is when he's leaving. we really need to do something. he's saying he's going to cambodia to
in america. >> reporter: it's practically right there in the declaration of independence. we hold these trooults to be self-evident that all men are created equal, endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights. life, liberty and the pursuit of -- the pursuit of -- the pursuit of bacobacon. bacon is our history. >> it is. >> reporter: bacon is essential to our freedoms. >> the lean and the fat run together like the red white and blue. >> reporter: at rub, new york city barbecue mecca, meat expert and "time" writer josh explained the current market for bacon are we going through a bacon renaissance? >> it's not a renaissance because bacon's never been this big before. >> reporter: it's a bacon -- >> the classical age. >> reporter: we're in the classical age? >> this is it. >> reporter: the age of bacon. that's good. it is only such an age that could foster the development of a phenomenon like chocolate covered bacon. it's so good! more than hatch of u.s. households say they always have bacon in the kitchen. and in restaurants, menu items containing bacon are up 26.5% sinc
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